no startup system on mesh

  User-211239 14:02 03 Feb 2008
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I have been having trouble with BSOD thenItried to
reinstall XP it said disc corrupted unable to
continue
tried sveral times then on switching on nothing
no startup list so after countless tries
I bought a new hard disc
same problem this is a short version
can anyone help
Roy

  crosstrainer 14:11 03 Feb 2008

Tried:

Boot from installation disk (change BIOS settings to make your cd / dvd drive the first boot device.

Choose the advanced options boot up

Format your hdd (assuming it is c type "format c: / u" without the quotes

this will take some time

When complete, re-boot and try the install again

  User-211239 14:34 03 Feb 2008

tried all that but couldnt get to format disc
now blank screen though computer powers up
screen says no signal cable is ok

  crosstrainer 14:39 03 Feb 2008

Tried re-seating your graphics card? Sometimes they can work loose...Remove, clean and replace

  User-211239 16:09 03 Feb 2008

tried that no go

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